Production Supervisor/Team Leader job – P&C – Franklin, IN

Production Supervisors / Team Leaders assist the Production Manager with monitoring, planning and implementing production, quality processes, safety objectives and personnel management.


Franklin, IN Manufacturing Facility


Manufacturing Operations


Various Shifts




Starting hourly pay is $24.00, with shift premiums for 2nd and 3rd shift, and ample opportunity for overtime and growth.

Position Requirements

Qualified candidates will possess the following Minimum Requirements:

A high school diploma or GED

Experience leading teams in an industrial environment

Experience with hiring process, performance appraisals, and disciplinary processes

Proficiency with Microsoft Office (including Outlook, Word and Excel)

Strong interpersonal, teamwork, organizational and collaboration skills

The ability to perform projects with a high degree of detail

Exceptional professional attributes that include self-motivation, dependability, and confidentiality

The ability to build effective work relationships

An excellent work record, including attendance

Team Leaders are responsible for owning a set of approved calipers and micrometers

Outstanding candidates will possess the following Desired Requirements:

An Associate’s Degree

Previous experience in the automotive industry with Automatic Metal Stamping Operations

Experience problem-solving using 8D and 5 Why methods

Scheduling and workforce planning, especially with workforce fluctuations

Experience with quality metrics, manufacturing metrics, continuous improvement, and lean manufacturing


The Primary Activities of the Production Supervisors / Team Leaders include:

Monitor daily production to ensure shipping requirements are met through setting and achieving production rates, leading operator communication, and facilitating productivity improvements.

Participate in manpower planning, proposing solutions for manpower fluctuations.

Know, communicate, and be responsible for the achievement of manufacturing key metrics, including run time attainment, quick set up, internal PPM, and cost of quality safety, quality, on time PPAP’s, delivery, and premium freight.

Ensure all documentation (bar code labels, verification sheets, etc.) is timely, as well as accurately completed by the production team.

Monitor production perishables such as cardboard inserts, rest paper, etc. and develop lean methods for replenishment.

Be knowledgeable of, and responsible for, the achievement of all quality-related goals, including PPAP, COQ, FTQ, error-proofing, PPM, and adherence to control plans.

Maintain responsibility for process conformance results via weekly line side/layered audits.

Accurately and efficiently develop and implements action plans to achieve metrics goals.

Use appropriate problem solving methods to lead the development of successful action plans that achieve permanent corrective actions and eliminate non-conformances. Initiate and participate in 8D or 5 Why teams depending on the customer requirements.

Ensure the environment is safe/free of avoidable risk by reporting safety concerns immediately, enforcing required PPE usage, as well as identifying potential safety issues, and taking appropriate action.

Ensure accident reports are turned in promptly and accurately when incidences occur.

Drive, as well as participate in, company-wide lean initiatives and continuous improvement events, including CIA’s, and standardized work.

Personnel/Workforce Management:
Schedule, review and approve team members’ schedules daily.

Drive team suggestions and implementation of ideas to increase efficiency, resulting in cost reductions.

Complete and present annual performance appraisals for all direct report employees, outlining positive and negative performance, and documenting a plan of action for sub-par performers.

Know where team members excel, as well as where they are challenged. Apply this information to attain team goals, as well as enhance the overall well-being of the team members.

Provide consistent feedback to employees regarding job task performance and accomplishment of goals. Address unacceptable performance by administering discipline actions fairly using the P&C handbook.

Participates with the Human Resources Department in the process of hiring and/or terminating employees as needed.

Strategic Planning/Training/Interpersonal:
Have an active role in the development of departmental standards and be responsible for implementation.

Prepare/return documents, as well as supplies co-workers with needed information in a timely manner.

Lead efforts to enhance team communication, including five minute stand up, shift overlap, and production meetings.

Participates in strategic planning for area of responsibility.

Oversee on the job training efforts, working with the Human Resources Department to ensure necessary training and documentation occurs.

Enter/address employee suggestions via the Employee Suggestion Program.

Notify teammates of technical and training opportunities for improvements.

Consistently exhibit appropriate attendance habits.

Organize and maintain efficiency of personal work area.

Provide necessary, accurate, and timely feedback of all pertinent information to co-workers and management.

Effectively communicate with co-workers and management personnel to enhance teamwork and communication initiatives.

Treat all co-workers with dignity and respect.

Consistently adhere to, and support, company policies and procedures, including ISO, TS16949, and safety regulations.

Assist in maintaining P&C values (Integrity, People, Customers, Safety and Ownership) daily, through thoughts and actions.

Reports To

None Specified


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